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Children's Hospital is ranked One of America's Best Children's Hospitals.
The first-line treatment doctors almost always turn to is seizure medicines, also called antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Each medicine has its own formula that responds to certain kinds of seizures. If one drug fails, another may be more effective.
Medications do not cure epilepsy, but they make it possible for many children to live normal lives, free of seizures. For others, AEDs reduce the number of seizures.
The following drugs are approved for the treatment of epilepsy. Most drugs come in a brand name and generic form. The brand name is listed first, with the generic name in parentheses.
Drug information changes periodically. For the most updated information on drugs, visit www.drugs.com.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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